[squeak-dev] Squeak 6 kernel changes, ContextPart+MethodContext -> Context

Levente Uzonyi leves at caesar.elte.hu
Wed Mar 29 21:16:11 UTC 2017

On Wed, 29 Mar 2017, Eliot Miranda wrote:

> Hi All,
>     another change planned for Squeak 6 is eliminating ContextPart & MethodContext in favor of Context.  In reviewing the (very few) changes
> necessary I came across the following:
> MethodContext>>printString
> "Answer an emphasized string in case of a breakpoint method"
> ^(self method notNil and: [self method hasBreakpoint])
> ifTrue:[(super printString , ' [break]') asText allBold]
> ifFalse:[super printString] 
> Seriously?  I don't object to modifying [Method]Conext>>printOn: to include [break] but having printString answer a text seems completely broken
> to me, and overriding printString is a hack; printOn: being the operative method for producing self-descriptions.  Should we nuke it and add
> [break] to printOn:? Or...?

Nuke it. AFAIK breakpoints never worked.


> _,,,^..^,,,_
> best, Eliot

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